Czech army buys 4,000 pocket camouflage Bibles

15-01-2014

The Czech army has purchased 4,000 pocket editions of the Bible with sand camouflage covers, the daily Lidové noviny reported on Wednesday. The military paid some 1.8 million crowns for the books which were bought without a tender. A spokeswoman for the General Staff of the army the Czech Biblical Society was the only firm that holds the rights for publishing the ecumenical edition of the Bible; that is the sole translation that can be used by all Christian denominations in the military.